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English definition of “rub sb up the wrong way”

rub sb up the wrong way

UK (US rub sb the wrong way)
to annoy someone without intending to: As soon as they met they started to rub each other up the wrong way.Causing feelings of anger and displeasure
(Definition of rub sb up the wrong way from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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